Snap starts investment roadshow, Minute Media raises another $15 million & Sky to scale in Italy: this week in media

Snap starts investment roadshow, Minute Media raises another $15 million & Sky to scale in Italy: this week in media

Snap release their Investor roadshow video

In preparation to go public at the beginning of March, Snap Inc have released a video giving a sense of how they’ll be trying to convince Wall Street to buy shares, featuring CEO Evan Spiegel comparing Snap to Alexander Bell’s invention of the telephone.  Watch video here >>

Sports publisher Minute Media raises another $15 million

UK-based Minute Media, a fan-driven sports media platform, has closed a $15 million investment round. This brings the total raised by the startup to $60 million. Minute Media plans to use the funds to expand into key global markets ahead of the 2018 World Cup.  Read more on Tech.eu here >>

Mediaset reportedly in advanced talks with Sky

Sky is set to extend its Italian pay TV operations with the acquisition of Mediaset’s loss-making pay TV arm, Mediaset Premium.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope >>

Meet the Macedonians behind Fake news

Wired.com reporter Samantha Subramanian heads to Veles to meet the Macedonians behind the Fake News machine that helped Trump win the US election.  Read more on Wired.com >>

Facebook struggles with its German fact checking efforts

German newspaper Spiegel reveals that Facebook is having trouble finding news outlets to partners with on its fact checking efforts in Germany.  Read more on Spiegel.de >>

Countries on the up: the top 5 European media outliers by digital growth, population size & ad spend [data]

Countries on the up: the top 5 European media outliers by digital growth, population size & ad spend [data]

Insights into how one of France’s biggest media companies is winning & growing in an increasingly challenging market [interview]

Insights into how one of France’s biggest media companies is winning & growing in an increasingly challenging market [interview]